6.805 | Fall 2005 | Undergraduate

Ethics and the Law on the Electronic Frontier


This section provides an overview of the assignments for each week, including readings to be completed before the lecture sessions.

Assignment 1 Pre-Semester Writing Assignment
Assignment 2 The Internet meets the U.S. Constitution
Assignment 3 Filters
Assignment 4 Fourth Amendment Foundations and the First Century of Electronic Surveillance
Assignment 5 International Issues
Assignment 6 Cryptography
Assignment 7 Profiling and Data Mining
Assignment 8 Transparency
Assignment 9 Personal Information on the Web
Assignment 10 Transparency in Consumer Protection and Commercial Regulation
Assignment 11 How Metaphor becomes Law: The Origins of Broadcast Regulation

Weekly Writing Rotisserie (PDF)